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A Monarchical Silent Majority
A Swiss 'priestess' retires
May grace and peace be yours in abundance through knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ Our Lord.
St. Martin, pray for us!
I thought you couldn’t surprise me anymore with scandal, but then I read your post about St. Martin’s Church in Illnau-Effretikon, Switzerland. Forgive us, O Lord, for this abomination!!!
May God never permit us to again ignore our Immaculate Lady’s tears at La Salette and Knock.
Peace & joy,
A Dark Enlightened Jefferson
Was Jefferson Inspired by St. Robert Bellarmine?
Thank you, Miss Elizabeth, for helping to clarify the thinking of Jefferson and Bellarmine.
Again, the influences of darkness distort the light of the true Faith to advance their agenda of hatred against our beloved Faith, and to coerce the ignorant toward the false notions of Freemasonry.
Trudeau Steps Back on Vax
Interesting news regarding the resistance against mandatory vaccination. Trudeau stepped back on the demand for evidence of vaccination to travel. Please, read below.
Keep up the good work. You are making a difference!
The Unvaccinated Have Won
September 23, 2022 - Ever the optimist, I thought I would spread a little more hope – or “hopium,” as it is often called.
As I write this, it has been confirmed that Justin Trudeau – the prime minister who the fact checkers have assured us is definitely not of the Castro lineage – has relented to public pressure and the growing national and international resentment against him and has thusly dropped his insane segregationist vaccine border mandate.
Beginning on September 30, those who remained unvaccinated with an experimental Covid jab – that is to say, human beings who exist the same way they did before 2020 – will now be able to travel in and out of the Great White North as if we live in the 21st century and enjoy natural and constitutional rights. What a trip!
Persecution of Catholics in Cameroon
Despite the appeals for peace and the tolerance the
Pope endorsed in Astana
, the violence against Christianity continues unabated.
, gunmen set a Catholic Church on fire and kidnapped five priests, one religious and two laymen. Catholics are fleeing the violence.
The Bishops respond with “a statement of great shock and utter horror.” Instead of calling for a Crusade or Holy War, just talk of tolerance.
Exactly what the Muslims want in order to continue their aggressions. And they will continue.
It is very sad.
We should be ready to fight when they come here.
Muslim Gangs Attack in Sweden
to read the full article about the escalating violence in Sweden. I find it interesting that the Swedish author of the article cannot even bring herself to state who is perpetrating all of this crime, namely Muslim immigrants that came after the leftist liberal gov'ts of the last 10-15 years plus opened the immigration doors up to in Sweden, letting these Muslims all come into their country. And they don't assimilate; rather they want to dominate and to get free welfare benefits from those inhabitants of the country that let them in.
The author calls them "immigrant gangs", never mentioning that they are all Muslims from predominantly the Middle East plus Afghanistan. That's how deeply rooted Sweden's problems are - even this author, when specifically discussing Sweden's crime problem, cannot bring herself to utter the words "Muslim gangs" lest she be accused of being racist. So now Sweden's citizens are fed up with their liberal, socialist leadership, and have elected a right wing party. It will be interesting to see how this all plays out.
A Monarchical Silent Majority
U.K. commentator Neil Oliver – read below – got it right when he described as the silent majority the immense multitude that came from everywhere in the U.K. to pay their last respects to Queen Elizabeth.
He got it right also that they were there to affirm their attachment to the British tradition and customs and their silent affirmation that they don't want to change, as the present-day oligarchies are pushing all of us to do. The great mourning for Queen Elizabeth II is a rejection of One World Order too. Oliver did not reach this conclusion explicitly, but left it implicit.
What in my opinion he got completely wrong is that the popular attendance to visit the Queen's body for the last time was a manifestation of the democratic sovereignty of the people. And that the monarchs should be told by the people what they should do. It is not. It is more a sign of the opposite.
That enormous mourning sentiment is/was a manifestation of the faithful subjects of their admiration for a Queen for the ideal of superiority she represented for them. They were happy to be inferiors and consider her as a superior. It is a manifestation of love for the hierarchy, love for the superiority of one over others and for the splendid institution England generated along its history, of which the Queen was a worthy symbol.
This silent majority that showed up in London exists also in other countries, without the occasion to show itself publicly. It is this silent majority that represents the healthy part of public opinion, which has been systematically suffocated by the political-economic-scientific leaderships.
They are still alive and they will sell their skin for a much higher price than the leaders imagine. In this point I agree with Oliver's final warning to them.
In Christ Jesus,
When Winston Churchill lay in state in Westminster Hall, in 1965, journalist Vincent Mulchrone described two rivers running through London, one made of people, dark and silent as the night-time Thames.
Now another river of other people is flowing through an altogether different London, all the way to that same Hall and, this time, the coffin of The Queen. Westminster Hall is still there. Britain is still there. I’ve wondered if it’s a glimpse, at least in part, of the silent majority we hear so much about but seldom see.
It would be wrong to generalize, to imagine we could know the motivations of every person in that long line. But so many people moving as one, in the same direction at the same time surely suggests something shared. My hunch, for what it’s worth, is that many are also grieving the passing of the world they grew up in – a world of long-lived certainties – old certainties that seem to have died too at some point in the past few years.
Over and over again the silent majority, whoever they are, wherever they are, seem to defy expectations, much to the annoyance and frustration of those who wish they would simply disappear, once and for all. Brexit defied those expectations; so too an 80-seat majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives. The silent majority won’t do what they’ve been told, that much is clear.
They are silent, that majority, but they are still there, silent yes, and stubborn too, and from time to time they stand up and make their point about what Britain means to them, indeed, what they mean by Britain, and British, and how they want things to be. I say this is one of those times – and what those people, some of them at least, are making clear, not by words, but by deeds, is that they want the way things used to be – and could still be, should still be.
Lo and behold, and given the chance, all manner of silent people – people with no platform from which to speak – have demonstrated what they mean, what they would say if they had the chance, by their quiet, respectful actions in the aftermath of the death of the Queen.
A figurehead, someone who had been there, whether foreground or background, for all of their lives, was gone. Yet another sudden absence from a Britain that feels like it’s being deliberately dismantled, taken apart bit by bit in the manner of an old family-owned business being asset-stripped for all that might be sold off cheap.
That thousands upon thousands of those people have chosen to stand in line and be part of the process of declaring affection, if not love, not just for Elizabeth II but for all that the monarchy represents, says something profound – something that anyone with any sense at all should listen to and understand, and also respect. Whatever efforts are made to strip the Britishness out of Britain, only reveal another, deeper layer of Britain. It turns out, it’s Britain all the way down.
Those thousands are saying a respectful goodbye to the Queen, but by taking part in that ritual of remembrance – and no one does ritual and remembrance better than the British – many at least might also be declaring, loud and clear, what matters to them deep down where it counts. And what apparently matters to them is the Britain they have known and, which is much more important, the Britain they wish to continue to know.
The pressure to accept change is all around us – incessant and relentless. Surrender this; forget about that; take this instead whether you want it or not … the push is powerful but so too, and perhaps more powerful when it finally matters, is the determination to hold on, and to be what we have been for a time longer than anyone alive might remember. Standing in line to make an indelible memory of the death of the Queen is, for many of those taking part, about remembering who WE are, who WE want to continue to be.
Against the expectations of some, the death of Elizabeth II has made plain and visible not what separates the peoples of the four countries of the United Kingdom, but the ties that bind. Those with a mind to insist the time of a United Kingdom, even a Britain, has had its day, would have had everyone believe the mass of the population had outgrown concepts like constitutional monarchy.
Those progressives would like it better if Britain was governed not by the pesky, independent-minded British – with their traditions and their ancient laws and customs – but by unelected bureaucrats elsewhere and answerable to no one.
Symbols matter and the king or queen of a constitutional monarchy symbolizes the people. We are all sovereign individuals – and the monarch is the first sovereign among equals. Under the terms of the coronation oath, the monarch vows to defend the people and the realm, to keep safe all our essential freedoms as free people. It is potent and meaningful stuff. We live in a constitutional monarchy – all the pomp and pageantry of recent days insists that we do. In ways that should matter, the monarch is there to protect the people, every single one of us, from the ambitions of here-today-and-gone-tomorrow politicians.
In a constitutional monarchy there is a deep and powerful truth which makes it worth having above all alternatives – which is to say that in the end it is the people of a true constitutional monarchy that govern the country. Protected by a constitutional monarch living and embodying the reality of their coronation oath, no institution – no monarch, no parliament, no judiciary, no civil service – outranks the people. Put simply, we tell them all what to do – and if they are playing their sworn and honest parts as described by the constitution – they get on and do what we have told them to do.
In the end, each of us is answerable only to a jury of our peers – and each and every jury is empowered also to judge the very justice of the law itself.
In a constitutional monarchy, we the people have all the power we will ever need to protect ourselves from any and all. It is the living out day by day, of the constitution – not just voting once every five years – that manifests, and so makes real, the true power of democracy.
This is a moment in our history, make no mistake. We will see in the days and weeks ahead how our future is being shaped.
But here’s the thing: in recent times the powers-that-be had seemed to relish telling us that it is not just change that lies ahead, but necessary pain. If the people must be cold and hungry, leading smaller, limited lives, then so be it, they said. It’s for the greater good. No pain no gain and all that. But as the world’s cameras made plain for all to see, the line filing patiently towards and past the Queen’s coffin was made not of faceless numbers, cogs in a machine, but of unique individuals, one after another in a seemingly endless procession.
The vast majority were maskless, every one of them visible. Pain will not be felt and endured by faceless masses, but by those individual people. Rather than hidden away out of sight – as they were for months of lockdown – the people of Britain, the silent majority among them, were there to be seen, if not heard.
In the end, that’s what Britain is, if it is anything at all worthy of the name – millions of equal, sovereign, free individuals who know who they are and what they want. World leaders will shortly descend upon London – leaders demonstrably minded to seize and hold on to unimaginable power over our lives. There will be no better time to be visible to those leaders, to have them look a sovereign people in the eyes.
Someone, somewhere better be paying attention.
Posted September 27, 2022
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